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On this page, you will find information about a genetic change that was identified in a UDN participant. We are trying to find others with the same or similar condition.
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A change in the FRMD4A gene was identified in a male, age 13 with intellectual disability, absent speech, seizures, abnormality of brain white matter (periventricular leukomalacia), and excess curvature of the spine (kyphosis, scoliosis) (read full description).
Feb 21, 2019
FERM domain containing 4A
The FRMD4A gene codes for a protein that regulates epithelial cell polarity and plays a role in cell-cell junctions (Ikenouchi J. and Umeda M., 2010).
A change in this gene was identified in a UDN participant. Research is underway to see if this change is causing symptoms in this participant.
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